NGC 7223 (UGC 11931, PGC 68197 and others) is the loose-armed spiral galaxy located approximately 213 million light-years away in Lacerta.
UGC 11927 (PGC 68169 and 68171 and others) is the delicate spiral closer to the center of the image. It is located approximately 204 million light-years away.
Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2
360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours
Imaged September 19th, 20th and 21st, 2020 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.
LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/51197106465/sizes/l/
LRGB crop of the galaxies - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/51197106350/sizes/l/
Dan Crowson dcrowson@...
Dardenne Prairie MO http://www.crowson.com